Kochi to Head Toei’s Europe Office

Ryuji Kochi has been named VP of Toei Animation’s Europe Office. In the new job, announced by director of the company’s international department Kanji Kazahaya, Kochi will ... Continue Reading →

Williams, Wood Up for Happy Feet 2

Actors Robin Williams and Elijah Wood are in talks to reprise their roles in a sequel to the Oscar-winning animated film Happy Feet. The sequel will be written by and again directed ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation to Distribute Guardians of Luna

FUNimation has agreed to distribute the Cybergraphix Animation feature movie Guardians of Luna, currently in development. The anime-style film’s staff includes writer Michael ... Continue Reading →

Animated Dictionary for Deaf Children Unveiled

The Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf and marblemedia have launched the first children’s animated dictionary of American Sign Language, with the prototype now available online ... Continue Reading →

Dragon’s Lair Comes to iPod Touch, iPhone

Dragon’s Lair, the classic animated video game created by Don Bluth, has arrived in the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch. The game features video transferred directly ... Continue Reading →

Potter’s Latest, Greatest Spells Come Home

Harry Potter mania is invading the home video space once again, with the release of his most recent movie outing as well as new editions of his previous adventures Up first is the summer ... Continue Reading →

Three NFB Shorts Head to Sundance

Three short animated films from the National Film Board of Canada have landed on the docket of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, set for Jan. 21-31 in Park City, Utah. The three films ... Continue Reading →

Jack Black Agrees to Produce Animated Pitch

Jack Black has signed on to produce an untitled animated feature film that has been set up at Illumination Entertainment, according to Variety. The film is set in the world of cryptozoology ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Screen UPA Shorts in New York

Eight classic animated short films produced by the famous UPA studios will screen Dec. 14 in New York as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Monday Night ... Continue Reading →

Fifteen Animated Films Qualify for Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced that fifteen movies have qualified for the Best Animated Feature category in the 67th annual Golden Globes Awards. That means five ... Continue Reading →